GLAAD calls for increased and accurate media coverage of transgender murders

In the first week of 2017, the killings of 28-year-old Two-Spirit transgender woman Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow and 41-year old Black transgender woman, Mesha Caldwell, have been reported. 

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Anti-Violence Project report finds anti-LGBT violence down, but trans people still targeted

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs released a report highlighting incidents of violence and hate crimes against LGBTQ and HIV-Affected people.

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October 17, 2014

Anti-Violence Project releases report on LGBT domestic violence

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs has released their 2013 comprehensive report on intimate partner violence in LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities right on time for domestic violence awareness month.

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June 12, 2014

Laverne Cox talks 'Orange is the New Black' and anti-trans violence on "TakePart Live"

Yesterday, Laverne Cox chatted about her character, Sophia Burset, on Orange is the New Black and transgender issues with TakePart hosts, Jacob Soboroff and Meghan McCain, who is also a member of GLAAD's National Board of Directors.

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Guest Post: Transgender Day of Remembrance; Remembering Dee Dee Pearson

In this guest post, NCAVP Coordinator Chai Jindasurat recounts working with Dee Dee Pearson, a trans woman from Kansas City, and shares Dee Dee's amazing story to overcome bouts of rejection, policing and employment discrimination.

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Violence Against Transgender People and People of Color is Disproportionately High, LGBTQH Murder Rate Peaks

The murder rate of people who are LGBTQH is at its highest, according to a recently released 2011 report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. The report also shows that transgender women, people of color, and youth and young adults are at a disproportionately high risk of being victims of what the NCAVP terms hate violence.

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